Press Releases

Jan 26, 2017

Reps. Payne, Jr. and Mullin Reintroduce Men’s Health Caucus

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) have continued their bipartisan effort to positively impact the health and well-being of men by reintroducing the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus for the 115th Congress

Jan 25, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Trump Infrastructure Priorities

Congressman Payne, Jr., a recently appointed member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, issued the following statement today after McClatchy published a preliminary list of infrastructure priorities under the Trump administration, including the Gateway project to expand rail service between New Jersey and New York.

Jan 24, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Passage of GOP Bill to Roll Back Women’s Reproductive Health Rights

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today after he voted against House passage of H.R. 7, a Republican bill designed to take away women’s comprehensive private health insurance coverage.

Jan 19, 2017

Rep. Payne, Jr., Colleagues Tell Trump: “The Women of America Are Watching”

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Payne, Jr. joined 173 of his House Democratic colleagues in a letter to President-elect Donald Trump urging him to reconsider his support of efforts that would undermine women’s health care, including repealing the Affordable Care Act and defunding Planned Parenthood

Jan 17, 2017

Congressman Payne, Jr. to Boycott President-Elect Trump’s Inauguration

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today announcing his decision to boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Jan 13, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on House Vote to Gut the Affordable Care Act

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today after he voted against House passage of S.Con.Res. 3, FY 2017 GOP Budget Resolution, the House Republican bill to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 10, 2017

Payne, Jr. Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for 115th Congress

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced his appointment to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for the 115th Congress.

Jan 6, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on the shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Jan 6, 2017

Payne, Jr. Highlights New Report Showing ACA Repeal Would Result in New Jersey Losing 86,400 Jobs in 2019 Alone

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that a new report finds that New Jersey would lose 86,400 jobs and the nation overall would lose a total of 2.6 million jobs in 2019 alone as a result of the Republicans’ repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Passage of REINS Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2017.

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